Tim Broe

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Tim Broe (born June 20, 1977, in Peoria, Illinois [1] ) is a retired American long-distance runner. [2] He reached the 5000 meters final at the 2004 Summer Olympics finishing eleventh. Tim competed collegiately for the University of Alabama where his 3,000m steeplechase record still stands. He is a cross country running and track and field coach. In his second year of coaching Wellesley High School boys cross country, the team won the MIAA Division State Cross Country Championships. [3]


Competition record

Representing the Flag of the United States.svg United States
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisbon, Portugal 16th (h)3000 m 8:09.37
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 11th3000 m s'chase 8:23.07
Goodwill Games Brisbane, Australia 5th3000 m s'chase 8:20.75
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 11th5000 m 13:33.06
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 26th (h)5000 m 13:51.17

Also won the USA Cross Country 4K Championship in 2000 & 2001. [4]

Personal bests



Personal life

Tim Broe had aspirations of becoming a professional fisherman. [5]

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  1. USATF profile
  2. Tim Broe at World Athletics OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg
  3. "Band of Broe-thers: Wellesley High XC boys win first state title". 20 November 2016.
  4. "USA Track & Field | Events".
  5. "Tim Broe and the Misfits of Michigan". 7 August 2013.